Flower Friday: More Hibiscus (including rose of Sharon) plus Mystery Flower: Oak Leaf Hydrangea? #FlowerFriday #Hibiscus #Hydrangea #Perennials

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to begin sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Last time I shared Hibiscus (non-tropical). Here are other 2019 shares:


Today’s share:

More Hibiscus (non-tropical)

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On an outing with the kids yesterday, I came across some interesting Hibiscus, including these two rose of Sharon types…

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Continue reading “Flower Friday: More Hibiscus (including rose of Sharon) plus Mystery Flower: Oak Leaf Hydrangea? #FlowerFriday #Hibiscus #Hydrangea #Perennials”

Flower Friday: Hot Pink Hibiscus (Non-tropical) #FlowerFriday #Hibiscus #Flowers #Perennials

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to begin sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Last time I shared Persian Carpet Zinnias. Here are other 2019 shares:


Today’s share:

Hot Pink Hibiscus (Non-tropical)

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Every year I order petunia seed from a lady in Michigan who always sends me free seed along with my order: (hardy) hot pink Hibiscus.

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Continue reading “Flower Friday: Hot Pink Hibiscus (Non-tropical) #FlowerFriday #Hibiscus #Flowers #Perennials”

Flower Friday: Persian Carpet Zinnia #FlowerFriday #Zinnia #Flowers

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to begin sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Last time I shared One Interesting…One Beautiful: Daisy Fleabane and Pink Petunia. Here are other 2019 shares:


Today’s share:

Persian Carpet Zinnia:

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These are new for me this year. I picked up the seeds from Baker Creek this spring.

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Changes Coming and What I’m Reading…

I thought I’d do a quick post to talk about what I’m reading right now and some of the changes that are happening here…

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I’ll start with the changes that are happening with my blog…Those that follow me may have noticed that I recently switched to a wordpress.com account. I chose to downgrade and removed over 300 posts along with tons of media to get to a lower paid plan. After downgrading, I realized that none of my links were working and it was a huge mess. I’ve now gone back to http://www.readrantrockandroll.com and will be staying with that for now. Some posts are still a mess and are missing images. I’m working on it…

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Flower Friday: One Beautiful…One Interesting: Petunia and Daisy Fleabane #FlowerFriday #Petunia #Fleabane #Wildflowers #Flowers

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to start sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


Last time I shared Rhododendron. Here are other 2019 shares:


Today’s share:

One beautiful:

Petunia hanging baskets…

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Going strong even in the brutal July heat! Continue reading “Flower Friday: One Beautiful…One Interesting: Petunia and Daisy Fleabane #FlowerFriday #Petunia #Fleabane #Wildflowers #Flowers”

Flower Friday: Lavender Rhododendron #FlowerFriday #Rhododendron #Flowers #Perennials

I discovered Flower Friday while visiting Lorilin@Bugbugbooks and decided to start sharing some flower pictures from our gardens along with some information about them. Please check out Lorilin’s blog if you haven’t already for book reviews and more!


2019 shares:

Today’s share:

Lavender Rhododendron 

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This is one that I definitely look forward to every year. The blossoms are very large and strikingly beautiful.

Continue reading “Flower Friday: Lavender Rhododendron #FlowerFriday #Rhododendron #Flowers #Perennials”